Is this a good cold weather breed?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by alaskazimm, Sep 2, 2011.

  1. alaskazimm

    alaskazimm New Egg

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    This is a 10 - 11 week old "free exotic" chick that came with my McMurrary Hatchery order. I haven't been able to figure out the breed and with this being Alaska I need to know if I this one will be able to handle the cold. The Wyandottes and Brahmas are good cold weather chickens. Just don't know about this one. Thanks for the help!

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    Last edited: Sep 2, 2011
  2. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like an Easter Egger. Green legs and all. It'll do fine in the cold. Small comb.
     
  3. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like an ee to me, which would mean yes, cold weather. looks like green legs.
     
  4. crayon

    crayon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah she will be fine- she is an EEer- a beautiful one! [​IMG]
     
  5. mama24

    mama24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree, except that that's a cockerel, not a girl. [​IMG] he's pretty and had a pea comb, so no frostbite. [​IMG]
     
  6. technodoll

    technodoll Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:X2, that is an easter egger boy :)
     
  7. meowmmy65

    meowmmy65 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a question - being new to all this - how can you tell that this chicken is a boy? Educate me! [​IMG]
     
  8. NYRIR

    NYRIR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I agree cockerel as well. It's in the leg size, hackle/saddle feathers and comb size/color.They also say the coloring of EE's is a giveaway but for me it was the saddle and hackle feathers...
     
  9. Stumpfarmer

    Stumpfarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. Huna

    Huna Out Of The Brooder

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    Looks just like my EE - I live in New England and I picked that type specifically for their cold weather hardiness! Good Luck!
     

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